Instructor Spotlight: Nicole Truscinski

Short bio paragraph:
Nicole Truscinski is a graduate of the costume studies MA program at NYU, and earned her bachelor’s degree in advertising and marketing communications, along with an associates degree in fashion merchandising management, from FIT. She is currently an archivist at a leading American fashion company and spent several years at New York Vintage, a vintage rental showroom that caters to the fashion and entertainment industries. Fashion and costume history is her passion, and when she’s not flipping through old issues of Harper’s Bazaar, or watching classic films, she can most likely be found wandering the MET or the museum at FIT.
Your Teaching Philosophy:
My goal is to introduce my students to the resources and opportunities available to them, and to help them lay the foundation to achieve their dreams! 
Industry Experience/Recent Exhibitions:
  • 11th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition at the FIDM Museum in Los Angeles,
  • co-curated the exhibition Performing Fashion: New York City at NYU’s 80WSE Gallery,
  • Consultant on period costume design for film. 

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